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        Detection of neutrons liberated from beryllium by gamma rays: A new technique for inducing radioactivity. Offprint

      1934 - Szilard, Leo (1898-1964) and Thomas A. Chalmers. Detection of neutrons liberated from beryllium by gamma rays: A new technique for inducing radioactivity. Offprint from Nature 134 (1934). Single sheet, unbound. [2]pp. 216 x 134 mm. Crease in upper left corner, lower right corner chipped, light toning but very good. Presentation Copy, inscribed in the upper right corner in an unidentified hand: "With compliments of L. Szilard." First Edition, Offprint Issue. In 1933, after fleeing from Germany to England to escape the Nazis, Hungarian theoretical physicist Leo Szilard came up with the idea of the nuclear chain reaction while crossing a street in London. He filed his first patent on the chain reaction in March 12, 1934 and that summer, in collaboration with T. A. Chalmers, he began a series of experiments on the beryllium nucleus using radium owned by the physics department at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College. "The beryllium nucleus was so lightly bound [Szilard] suspected he could knock neutrons out of it not only with alpha particles or neutrons but even with gamma rays or high-energy X rays . . . Their first experiment demonstrated a brilliantly simple method for separating isotopes of iodine by bombarding an iodine compound with neutrons. They then used this Szilard-Chalmers effect (as it came to be called), which was extremely sensitive, as a tool for measuring the production of neutrons in their second experiment: knocking neutrons out of beryllium using the gamma radiation from radium" (Rhodes, The Making of the Atomic Bomb, p. 215). The results of this second experiment are described in the present offprint. To Szilard’s disappointment, beryllium proved to be an unsuitable candidate for chain reaction; it was not until 1939, after the discovery of nuclear fission, that Szilard and Enrico Fermi were able to produce a nuclear chain reaction in uranium. The first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction—which made possible the atomic bomb—was accomplished by Fermi and his associates in 1942. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        7 Autograph letters signed ("M-N").

      Berlin and others, 1934 and 1935.. Mostly 4to. Altogether 16 pp. With 4 autogr. envelopes and some addenda.. Detailed correspondence (in German) with Frantisek Kalivoda on the publication of a special edition of "Telehor" devoted to Moholy-Nagy, with praise of the recipient's work, ("It's amazing what you manage to achieve"), and of a prospective title ("The title 'thesis -- antithesis -- synthesis' is wonderfully Marxist - or Hegelian"), and declaring that "My one desire is, through telepathy and telesympathy, to make your work easy and pleasant". The papers comprise 3 sketches within text of paintings, and a sketched design for the outer covers of the special edition of "Telehor". - In detail: 1) 12. VIII. [1934]. 2 pp. With autograph envelope. - 2) 25. VIII. [1934]. 2 pp. With small coloured sketch, and autogr. envelope. -3) 27. II. 1935. 2 pp. - 4) 19. IV. 1935. 2 pp. With small sketch in pencil. - 5) 10. VI. 1935. 4 pp. With two small sketches. - 6) 9. VIII. 1935. 4 pp. With autogr. envelope. - 7) 9. X. 1935. 2 pp. With autogr. envelope. - Addenda: 1) Typescript signed by Moholy-Nagy, an introduction to an exhibition on Dutch fabric production, March 1935, 1p., folio. - 2) A typescript article by Kalivoda on the relationship between the artist and the city of Brünn, 1965, in Czech and German (punchholes in margins, folds, browned).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Seven Gothic Tales

      The First UK printing published by Putnam (London) in 1934.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Mild pushing at the spine ends with a little toning to the text block.Few minor marks to the lower text block.Light spotting and offsetting to the end papers.Free from inscriptions and erasures. The WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition. Mild toning to the spine with minor edge wear in places.Small nick to upper front spine fold.The rear panel and flaps are remarkably clean for their age.The Rex Whistler designed jacket (with the main image repeated as the frontispiece) looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The first book written by Karan Blixen, Danish writer of International acclaim, owner of the coffee farm near Nairobi, and subject of the film Out of Africa.A collection of seven tales interwoven with magic and the supernatural entitled - The Roads Round Pisa , The Old Chevalier, The Monkey, The Deluge at Norderney, The Supper at Elsinore, The Dreamers, The Poet. Scarce in the wrapper - An exceptional copy.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Salmson S4D

      Société des Moteurs Salmson, (Paris 1934 - Quarto. (8)ff. Catalogue promoting the Salmson S4D, from French automaker Société des Moteurs Salmson, illustrated throughout with black & white photographs depicting the interior, exterior, motor, and chassis of the vehicle. At the center of the booklet are five loose color posters with illustrations in a bold Art Deco style. The posters proclaim the merits of each body style of the S4D: for example, the "Précision" of the Cabriolet roadster, which is depicted alongside a jet engine, and the "Élégance" of the Demi-Berline sedan. Bound in bright violet printed wrappers bearing the name "Salmson S4D" in tall letters and a depiction of the sleek "Faux-Cabriolet." Advertising postcard and price list bearing dealership stamp laid in. Founded as a manufacturer of heavy-duty components for the military and railway, Salmson did not enter into automobile production until after World War One. Technically innovative, the models promoted in this brochure boasted independent front suspensions and an electro-mechanical gearbox. A few slight spots of rubbing to covers, else fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Diamond Jim. The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady

      New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc.,, 1934. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, blue top-stain, diamond-shaped paper label to spine printed in blue and black, portrait of Tully to upper board in blind with a faux diamond inset into the board. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 20 plates. Spine slightly rolled, glue residue visible around faux diamond in cover, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression. The biography of the larger-then-life figure James "Diamond Jim" Brady, American tycoon, philanthropist , and toast of the New York social scene during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A collector of jewellery and precious stones, he owned 30 sets of diamond jewellery?-one for each day of the month. He was also known for his enormous appetite, being described by one restauranteur as "the best 25 customers I ever had". A very attractive copy, and uncommon with both the dust jacket and the faux diamond remaining in the cover.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        AN ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST EMPEROR OF CHINA & MANCHURIA WITH THE JAPANESE EMPEROR, H.I.M. HIROHITO.

      A RARE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE LAST EMPEROR OF MANCHURIA & CHINA [Tokyo ? 1934] - . An original b.w. photograph, 9 x 7 inches,or23 x 18 cm, very good, issued by Acme News Pictures, N.Y.,glossy, clear, bright not faded. R A R E ORIGINAL PHOTO Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Nocturnes

      New York: Equinox Cooperative Press, . Some offsetting to front endpapers of the book. Otherwise in near Fine condition. With seven illustrations done with a light, imaginative hand by Lynd Ward. Number 92 of 1000 of a limited edition signed by Thomas Mann.. New York, Equinox Cooperative Press, 1934. Octavo. 61 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher's decorated cloth with tiny chip to spine label over the letter N. Some offsetting to front endpapers of the book. Otherwise in near Fine condition. With seven illustrations done with a light, imaginative hand by Lynd Ward. Number 92 of 1000 of a limited edition signed by Thomas Mann.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies A Fragment from Work in Progress

      The Hague. and Paris.: The Servire Press. and Messageries Dawson., 1934 In soft cream paper covers, dust wrappers with pale blue image and titles, printers details to lower cover, titles to spine. Internally, half title, [4], [2], 77 pp, [1], [1] colophon, some light edge browning and tiny repair DW head, ink dedication to ffep (from Maud & Lord Oliver Harvey to Charles Catherine Peake), featuring 3 pieces by Lucia Joyce, printed by GJ Thieme at Nymegen, an edition limited to 1000 copies on Old Antique Dutch, of which this is no 412. (Slocum & Cahoon A43. Fargnoli 388).

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        The Cadaver of Gideon Wyck.

      New York, Farrar Rhinehart. 1934. New York, Farrar Rhinehart. 1934. First Edition. Near fine in publisher's black cloth titled in white, the white paint in this example being fresh, clean and unmarred by the customary flaking. The red top edge is a trifle faded in spots and dusty in others, all other edges uncut. Internally clean. In a lovely example of the extremely rare Lynd Ward dustwrapper (he also created the frontispiece for this title) depicting a shambling humanoid figure and an emaciated corpse on a gurney, all in the customary Cabinet of Dr.Caligari high contrast black and white style. The spine panel is slightly browned with some light superficial chipping to the spine ends and a little cosmetic scuffing to extremities. A lovely example. Possibly the best part of the dustwrapper is the public health warning printed on the back; 'WARNING: People unable to sustain violent shock are advised that they read this book on their own responsibility. AND THE PUBLISHERS REALLY MEAN THIS.' Publisher's don't seem to write blurbs like that anymore. A fine stirring shocker written in superior style concerned with medical experimantation and the perils of genetic meddling. Highly controversial at the time (which perhaps accounts for Laing's credit as 'Editor' rather than author) for its dwelling on the possibilities of experimentation on pregnant women to alter the nature of their issue. Alexander Kinnan Laing was an alumni of Dartmouth, a poet, the editor of a number of periodicals and an educator of some standing and repute. Immediately after graduating from dartmouth he sailed around the world on the SS Leviathan as an ordinary seaman and seems to have later become something of an authority on clipper ships. A lovely copy of a scarce piece of weirdness. Bleiler.

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        Female Convict

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, in apparent second issue jacket. (Jacket price of .75 and front flap states near bottom: "The issuance of this new edition at reduced price is made possible by (a) use of the same plates made for the original edition: (b) acceptance by the author of a reduced royalty.") Inscribed by the author on the front end paper to a Mrs. McClain, signed and dated July 3rd, 1940. 254 p. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. A bit of dust soiling to grey cloth, tiny tear to head, else fine. Dust jacket is in quite nice shape: no fading. Small tear to head, light rubbing and edge wear, three little holes at fore edge of back panel. A few small purplish blotches on front flap, transferred from excess ink on signature on ffep. Burns, co-author of I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang, turned his attention to women in prison with this sensational expose of drug use, lesbianism, and abuse of authority.

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        Aufbau, Gliederung und Anschriften der Hitler-Jugend. Amtliche Gliederungsbersicht der Reichsjugendführung der NSDAP, Stand vom 1. Januar 1934

      Hitler-Jugend Bewegung, Berlin 1934 - 8vo. 224pp. & 3 large folding tables in rear. Original map-illustrated wraps. Color frontispiece illustrated with flag of the Hitler Youth (frontispiece with perforated line along inner edge, as issued). Foreword by Reichsjugendführer Baldur von Schirach. Scarce National Socialist book on the structure of the Hitler Youth within all the "Gaue" in Nazi Germany. Lists various organizations within the Hitler-Youth, leaders, as well as addresses of the many branches and its leading members. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs & 3 folding text tables. Table I: Gliederung des Deutschen Jungvolks in der Hitler-Jugend. Table II: Gliederung des Bundes Deutscher Mädel in der Hitler-Jugend. Table III: Gliederung der Jungmädel im Bund Deutscher Mädel in der Hitler-Jugend. Some age wear, creasing and minor staining on wraps. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Corners slightly bumped. Last leaf repaired with tape along gutter. Wraps in good-, interior in overall very good condition. Scarce. Contents: Geleitwort des Reichsjugendführers. Vorwort. Die Organisation der Hitler-Jugend. Aufbau der Reichsjugendführung. Aufbau der Abteilung I in der RJF. Teil I: Die Hitler-Jugend. Teil II: Das deutsche Jungvolk in der Hitler-Jugend. Teil III: Bund Deutscher Mädel in der Hitler-Jugend. Teil IV: Jungmädel im Bund Deutscher Mädel in der Hitler-Jugend. Teil V: Einheiten der Reichsdeutschen Jugend im Auslande. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Prefaces & The Complete Plays of Bernard Shaw

      London, 1934 & n.d. 2 vols., 9-3/4" x 7-1/8", first edition of "Prefaces". Bound in fine 1/2 maroon morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, by Morrell, hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine.

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        Nocturnes.

      New York, Equinox Cooperative Press, 1934.. Octavo. 61 pages. Hardcover / Original publisher's decorated cloth with tiny chip to spine label over the letter N. Some offsetting to front endpapers of the book. Otherwise in near Fine condition. With seven illustrations done with a light, imaginative hand by Lynd Ward. Number 92 of 1000 of a limited edition signed by Thomas Mann..

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        The Thin Man

      Knopf 1934 - A very good first edition (so stated on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket with the red design (no known priority). Laid in is a promotional card from the publisher. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SECRETS OF THE DEEP

      - (SEUSS,DR.)illus. SECRETS OF THE DEEP or the perfect yachtsman by Old Captain Taylor. (Standard Oil): Essomarine 1934. 8vo, pictorial wraps, 34p., spine slightly soiled else VG+. This humorous look at yachting is illustrated in color by Seuss with large red, white and blue drawings that feature a sea creature whose face appears years later as the Cat In The Hat. Younger / Hirsch 69. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Alexander Cheves Haskell The Portrait of a Man

      Norwood, Massachusetts: Plimpton Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. [1], ix, [1], 224pp., [1]. Frontispiece portrait of Haskell. Illustrated. Light blue cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine. Light fade to cloth spine and board edges. Occasional light foxing to end sheets. Scarce. Nevins I p.78.

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        THE SEALED ROOM MURDER

      London: Arthur Gray. [1934]. First edition. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy with neat ink inscription dated 1934 to the front pastedown, hidden by the dustwrapper flap. Complete with the original pictorial dustwrapper which is only lightly rubbed to the extremities and with a price label over the original printed price to the spine. Internally strengthened to the spine tips and fold corners. An excellent copy. Very scarce in the H. W. Perl dustwrapper. Hubin. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        WHY DIDN'T THEY ASK EVANS?

      Collins 1934 - First edition. Original orange cloth with thick black lettering. Author's presentation copy, inscribed "With love from Agatha" on the front endpaper. A near fine copy with a faded spine. Inscribed for Geoff and Violet Shipston, close friends and the dedicatees of Three Act Tragedy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Murder in the Calais Coach

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited edition publisher presentation copy, stating on paste down "This copy is one of a limited first edition presented by the publishers to friends in the book trade. Not for sale / No. [holograph in red ink] 228." Unspecified limitation.First American edition. (Christie APG 029c based on a 1989 Pepper & Stern catalog.) 302 p. Near Fine condition. No dust jacket. A small light stain to back cover and a tiny hint of sunning to spine. The mystery better-known as Murder on the Orient Express. Scarce thus.

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        Unit One. Sculptors: Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth: Painters: John Armstrong, John Bigge, Tristram Hillier, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Edward Wadsworth: Architects: Wells Coates, Colin Lucas: Edited by Herbert Read.

      Cassel. 1934 - Sm.4to. Original two colour cloth with constructivist design, d/w with matching design lettered in pink. B/w plates. Covers a little rubbed, d/w rubbed and with mark to reverse, slightly frayed at head of spine, lettereing on spine faded to white. Small circular stain to front free end-paper and half-title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Z Neznamych Pricin

      1934. VACEK, Vlastimil, et. al. Z Neznámych Prícin. 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers. [Prague]: Plamja, 1934. A fine copy of this elaborate avant-garde edition of "From Unknown Causes," a collection of texts, poems, and scores. Printed on paper stock in a variety of colours, combined with illustrations and experimental typography. Wrappers with minor wear. Toman, Jindrich, The Modern Czech Book. Photo/montage in Print p. 302.

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        Pudel (Poodle)

      OGIZ, Leningrad 1934 - Octavo. Unpaginated, 20pp. Original illustrated stapled wraps with red lettering on cover. Illustrated title page. The Marshak-Lebedev collaborations produced close to 50 publications, many of them popular and republished in many editions. This unusual children's story by Marshak features the tumultuous relationship between an old woman and her poodle. Illustrated with extraordinary drawings, reproduced in chromolithographs, by Lebedev, known for combining cubist techniques with the elements of folk 'lubok' in highly original representations. Text in Russian. Light wear along edges of wraps with small chips and age-toned. Block lightly age-toned. Wraps in overall good+, interior in very good condition. Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak (1887- 1964) was a Russian and Soviet writer of Jewish decent, translator and children's poet. He is considered "the founder of Russia's (Soviet) children's literature." (Maxim Gorki). Vladimir Vasilyevich Lebedev (1891 - 1967) was a Soviet painter and graphic artist considered the "King of the Children's Book" in the 1920s. Next to Poodle he worked with Marshal on the titles Circus, Ice Cream, Tale About a Foolish Mouse, Moustached and Striped, Book of Many Colours, Twelve Months and Luggage. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Convento de Churubusco. Coleccion de dibujos a la pluma, originales del notable artista Mexicano Luis Servo, Mexico, D.F.

      1934,. in-4to, 2 ll. (titles) + 25 leaves with original drawings wth texts (nearly all mounted), one of these is handcoloured, the other drawings are tinted (brown, yellow, blue, or others), each drawing with legends (name of the place) and decorative descriptive and historical texts underneath (24 plates) starting with initial vignet holding a hand-painted caracter each one in a different colour, the first leave has exceptionally a large red painted initial (without vignet), each leave with protective thin paper, all 27 leaves bound by a thin leather band in a richly blindstamped & embossed decorative leather binding, incl. a representation of Mayan Sacred Calendar on the larger part of the frontcover, in the lower right corner of the frontcover the blindstamped inscription "M.MdeS. / Jul 20 1934".. Fine collection of early 20th century original drawings of the convent of Churubusco in Mexico, in an splendid tipical embossed binding. Some of the drawings are signed "L. Servo 28". The vignets show "Huitzilopochili", and detailed views of the convent's exterior and interior; the beautifully handcoloured most picturesque plate shows "Corredor, ... el Patio principal ...".Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        The Pied Piper of Hamelin

      George G. Harrap, London 1934 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 410 copies. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Arthur Rackham on the limitation page. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's white vellum cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A fabulous copy SIGNED by Rackham in collector's condition. We buy Rackham First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Right Ho, Jeeves

      London: Herbert Jenkins Limited,, 1934. Octavo. Original buff cloth, spine and front board lettered in red, publisher's device to rear board in red, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper. Spine rolled, touch of foxing to fore-edge of book block and prelims, nicks, chips and tears to jacket (closed-tear across spine and front panel), old tape repairs on verso. A very good copy, not commonly found with the dust jacket. First edition, first impression. The second full-length novel featuring Jeeves and Wooster, published on 5 October 1934, following hot on the heels of Thank You, Jeeves (March 16 1934), and "containing one of the most memorable drunk scenes in all English literature when Gussie presents the prizes [chaper XVI]... A Wodehoue classic" (Jasen).

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        Ninety-Two Days

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.,, 1934. The Account of a Tropical Journey Through British Guiana and Part of Brazil. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in green, top edge green. Frontispiece, 22 plates and a folding map. Spine rolled and slightly faded, occasional faint foxing to contents; an excellent copy. First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the second blank to Lady Juliet Duff: "Dear Juliet, I don't expect you to read this. I'm only sending it for fear you might buy it. It is a poor return for the delightful weekend. Love from Evelyn." Lady Juliet Duff was introduced to Evelyn Waugh through Diana Cooper, a mutual friend. Waugh stayed for the weekend at Bulbridge, Wilton, near Salisbury from 29 June to 1 July 1934. With Lady Juliet's bookplate to the front pastedown. The book was first published in London in 1934.

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        BRAIN GUY

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1934 - Octavo, cloth. Scarce early hard boiled novel. Intelligent guy stumbles into the underworld and becomes the leader of a mob. A very good copy, some mild dust soiling to beige cloth in a very good price clipped dust jacket, some rubbing to edges, corners and spine ends, foil coated cover shows some scratches. Very scarce in dust jacket. (9963) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Security Analysis: Principles and Technique

      McGraw Hill 1934 - First printing of the first edition. This is an ex-library book with most of the usual markings. Otherwise, the book is good with shelfwear, bumped corners, black marker to the inside of the covers, a few bent page corners. There is no dust jacket. A nice example of a rare book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les cloches de Bâle EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Denoël & Steele, 1934. Fine. Denoël & Steele, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on pure yarn, our specially printed for the co-editor of the book Bernard Steele, leading copy after 5 China. A little sunshine on the back foot, if not rare, fine copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre spécialement imprimé pour le co-éditeur de l'ouvrage Bernard Steele, tirage de tête après 5 Chine. Une petite insolation en pied du dos, sinon rare et bel exemplaire.

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        Red China: Being the Report on the Progress and Achievement of the Chinese Soviet Republic, Delivered by the President Mao Tse-tung at the Second Chinese National Soviet Congress, at Juilin, Kiangsi, January 22, 1934

      London: Martin Lawrence Limited, 1934 - Thin booklet. Small octavo, 21.5*13.7cm, 36p, with map. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Dritte Reich. Dokumentarische Darstellung des Aufbaues der Nation, mit Unterstützung des Deutschen Reichsarchivs. Vollständig in 8 Bänden, i m O r i g i n a l - V e r l a g s s c h u b e r

      Berlin, Hummelverlag / Verlag und Versand für Deutsche Literatur Hans Eugen Hummel, 1934 ff.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (8 Bände, rotes Ganzleinen / Leinen / OGLn / OLn / Ln gr.8vo im Format 17 x 24,5 cm), jeweils mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, Schrift: Fraktur. 498+456+428+518+488+504+562+436 Seiten, jeder Band durch Sachregister erschlossen, mit sehr vielen Fotoabbildungen, Dokumenten-Faksimiles und Landkarten (teilweise ausklappbar / mehrfarbig) auf Kunstdruckpapier und Sachregister; Schriftleiter Rolf Heller. Mit folgender Danksagung am Beginn des Werkes: "Bei denen, die mir bei der Gestaltung dieser dokumentarischen Darstellung durch Zurverfügungstellen von Dokumenten, Berichten, Auskünften und in anderer Weise halfen, sage ich auch an dieser Stelle meinen herzlichsten Dank, insbesondere den Herrn Baasch (Reichsamtsleiter), Brey (SA-Standartenführer, Reichsleitung der NS.-Kriegsopferversorgung), Dr. Conti (Ministerialrat im Reichs- und Preußischen Ministerium des Innern), Geschke, (Geschäftsführer der Fachschaft der Verlagsangestellten der Reichspressekammer), Heller (Schriftleiter), Kramarz (SA-Sturmhauptführer), Dr.Medicus (Ministerialrat im Reichs- und Preußischen Ministerium des Innern), Dr. Rogge (Archivrat im Reichsarchiv). Insbesondere sage ich SS-Obersturmführer Heiner Kurzbein (Referent im Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda) meinen herzlichsten Dank für seine hervorragende Mitarbeiter am vorliegenden Band". Mit Druckvermerk "Gegen die Herausgabe dieser Schrift bestehen seitens der NSDAP keine Bedenken. Berlin, 22.Oktober 1940: Der Vorsitzende der Parteiamtlichen Prüfungskommission zum Schutze des NS-Schrifttums". - Die Gliederung: Einführungsband: Die Kampfjahre 1918-1933 / Band II: Das erste Jahr 1933 / Band III: Das zweite Jahr 1934 / Band IIII: Das dritte Jahr 1935 / Band V: Das vierte Jahr / Band VI: Das fünfte Jahr 1937 / Band VII: Das sechste Jahr 1938 / Band VIII: Das Großdeutsche Reich (früher: das Dritte Reich). Die österreichischen Kampfjahre 1918 bis 1938. - Alle Bände jeweils mit zahlreichen Bildern und Dokumenten sowie einem Sachregister, als Frontispiz jeweils eine ganzseitige Fotoabbildung von Adolf Hitler, diese in Band VI in Farbe. - Aus dem Inhalt: Versailles und Weimar, Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei, Polen Aufstand in Oberschlesien, deutsche Erfüllungspolitik, Bürgerkrieg ohne Ende in Deutschland, Vormarsch der NSDAP, Ruhreinbruch und Separatismus, Währungszerfall und Enteignung des deutschen Volkes, die Erhebung vom 9.November 1923, Hitlerprozess und Verbotsjahre, die neuerstandene NSDAP, siegreicher Durchbruch des Nationalsozialismus, Horst Wessel, unaufhaltsamer Siegeszug der Nationalsozialisten, das erste und das Zweite Reich, die Revolte vom 9. November 1918, die Ära der Reaktion, der Mord an dem Sturmführer Majkowski, Widerstände von Marxismus und Zentrum, Beseitigung der roten Bonzen, Beginn des staatlichen Neubaus, Führer und Gefolgschaft, der totale Staat, Führerrede im Sportpalast, Verordnung zum Schutze des deutschen Volkes, Reichstagsbrand, Verordnung zum Schutz von Volk und Staat, partikularistische Quertreibereien, die Vorbereitung des bolschewistischen Bürgerkrieges, kommunistischer Individualterror, Umgestaltung der preußischen Schutzpolizei, kommunistische Aufstandspläne, Verbot der marxistischen Presse, jüdische Hetze gegen Hermann Göring, deutschnationale Kampfstaffeln, die marxistische Lehre weicht dem Nationalsozialismus, Reichspropagandaleiter Dr.Goebbels: Das Volk steht zum Führer, Beginn der Gleichschaltung, Abrechnung mit der Sozialdemokratie, nationalsozialistischer Kulturwille, moderne Propaganda in Deutschland, die kulturelle Mission des Nationalsozialismus, das Bekenntnis des Führers zur Kunst, Kampfbund für deutsche Kultur, Überwindung der liberalistischen Epoche, Arbeit und Organisation des Reichspropagandaministeriums, Reichsverband Deutscher Rundfunkteilnehmer, usw. - Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies

      The Hague/London: The Servire Press/Faber & Faber,, 1934. A fragment from Work in Progress. Octavo. Original white wrappers, decoration and titles to front wrapper and spine in blue and silver. With the glassine jacket and silver card slipcase. Cover design, initial letter and tailpiece by Lucia Joyce. A fine copy in the delicate glassine, with small chip to head of front panel and a few shallow chips to spine. With the slipcase that is split at head and foot. First edition, first printing. 177 of 1000 copies; a signed limited edition of 29 copies was also produced on Japon paper, numbered in Roman numerals and signed by James and Lucia Joyce. The design of illuminated letters was one of a number of different paths Lucia pursued at various times.

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        Ulysses

      Random House 1934 - First authorized US edition, fine in a very good dust jacket, first issue jacket with artist's name on front. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies A Fragment from Work in Progress

      The Hague. and Paris.: The Servire Press. and Messageries Dawson., 1934 In soft cream paper covers, dust wrappers with pale blue image and titles, printers details to lower cover, titles to spine. Internally, half title, [4], [2], 77 pp, [1], [1] colophon, some light edge browning and tiny repair DW head, ink dedication to ffep (from Maud & Lord Oliver Harvey to Charles Catherine Peake), featuring 3 pieces by Lucia Joyce, printed by GJ Thieme at Nymegen, an edition limited to 1000 copies on Old Antique Dutch, of which this is no 412. (Slocum & Cahoon A43. Fargnoli 388).

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        La passion de Roland Garros EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1934. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1934, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition for of wich no leading copies exists, one of the review copies. Bound in full carton covered flight, smooth back, as part of shagreen red guards and contreplats of handmade paper, canvas cover and spine preserved. Important autograph signed by the author on half-title page of Hubert Person. Our copy also includes, on the first watch, an original photograph of Roland Garros taken at an airshow and another guard, this handwritten accuracy Jean Ajalbert in achieving and history of bookbinding who dresses this autograph dedication of the author "This copy of MS is connected to the first German aircraft machine he had descended canvas. Roland had brought me a large piece in which I made him a portfolio that I sent him to Zorndorf. " Jean Ajalbert attached to this menu autograph dedication of the author, signed by Roland Garros, the room where the two men met on the occasion of the arrival of the Paris-Rome A volunteer run, 2 January 1911. 1914, Garros dream be the first to shoot down a German plane. On 19 August 1914, despite a bold pursuit, it fails due to lack of skill on his passenger charge to take the snap on the enemy. To modernize fighter aircraft and convince the high command of the strategic power of aviation Garros is developing a system enabling the pilot to fire through the propeller. So the controls of the first car hunter on April 1, 1915, Roland Garros shot down a German Albatros pulling his gun through the axis of the aircraft. In a letter to Ajalbert Garros reflects his interest in the relics of this historic victory: "I was in a car to see the debris; the first arrivals had won all autograph dedication of the authors, weapons, badges, etc.. I am active steps to recover. (...) Needless to say my success as complete satisfaction (...) I alone have fought without passenger. But what makes me most happy is the feeling of having created alone, and despite all the risks of the unknown in aviation, the instrument that brought me success. This is above all, my joy. "This victory and the following (when captured on April 18, he shot three of the five enemy aircraft destroyed since the beginning of the war) does not, however, succeed in convincing the French military authorities in the interest of his invention . The Germans, on the contrary, recover the wreckage of his plane and develop thanks to him that the Fokker dominate the sky long and cost the lives of Roland Garros October 5, 1918. Exceptional relic of one of the first aerial combat History. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en plein cartonnage recouvert de toile d'avion, dos lisse, pièce de titre de chagrin rouge, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés. Important envoi autographe signé de Roland Garros sur la page de faux-titre à Hubert Person. Notre exemplaire comporte également, sur la première garde, une photographie originale de Roland Garros prise lors d'un meeting aérien et sur une autre garde, cette précision manuscrite de Jean Ajalbert quant à la réalisation et l'histoire de la reliure qui habille cet ouvrage : « Cet exemplaire S.P. est relié en toile d'avion du premier appareil allemand qu'il avait descendu. Roland m'en avait apporté un large morceau dans lequel je lui fit faire un portefeuille que je lui envoyais à Zorndorf ». Jean Ajalbert a joint à cet ouvrage le menu, signé par Roland Garros, du déjeuner où les deux hommes se rencontrèrent à l'occasion de l'arrivée de la course Paris-Rome, le 2 janvier 1911. Engagé volontaire dès 1914, Garros rêve d'être le premier à abattre un avion allemand. Le 19 août 1914, malgré une audacieuse poursuite, il échoue à cause du manque d'habileté de son passager chargé de tirer au mousqueton sur l'ennemi. Afin de moderniser les appareils de chasse et de convaincre le haut commandement de la puissance stratégique de l'aviation, Garros met au point un système permettant au pilote de tirer au travers de l'hélice. C'est donc aux commandes du tout premier chasseur monoplace que, le 1er avril 1915, Roland Garros abat un Albatros allemand grâce à sa mitrailleuse tirant dans l'axe de l'avion. Dans une lettre à Ajalbert, Garros témoigne de l'intérêt qu'il porte aux reliques de cette victoire historique : « J'ai été en auto voir les débris ; les premiers arrivés avaient raflé tous les objets, armes, insignes, etc. Je fais des démarches actives pour les récupérer. (...) Inutile de vous dire ma satisfaction d'un succès aussi complet (...) Je suis seul à avoir combattu sans passager. Mais ce qui me rend surtout heureux, c'est le sentiment d'avoir créé seul, et malgré tous les risques de l'inconnu en aviation, l'instrument qui m'a porté au succès. C'est là par-dessus tout, ma joie. » Cette victoire et les suivantes (lorsqu'il est fait prisonnier le 18 avril, il a abattu trois des cinq appareils ennemis détruits depuis le début de la guerre) ne réussiront cependant pas à convaincre les autorités militaires françaises de l'intérêt de son invention. Les Allemands, au contraire, récupèrent la carcasse de son avion et mettent au point grâce à lui le Fokker qui dominera longtemps le ciel et coûtera la vie à Roland Garros le 5 octobre 1918. Exceptionnelle relique de l'un des tous premiers combats aériens de l'Histoire.

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        Now in November

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1934 - First Edition, First Printing with 1934 date printed on the title page. The book is in nice shape. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's Brown Cloth with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. Includes a facsimile dustjacket of the original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seven Gothic Tales

      London: Putnam,, 1934. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the supplied dust jacket. Frontispiece and dust jacket by Rex Whistler. Contents somewhat toned, cloth lightly marked and rubbed, snags to the top of the spine. Very good in the frayed and tanned dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Mrs Easdale - with love and thanks for the lovely time in your lovely house, and for careful help and understanding through a difficulty [sic] time. Karen 11-12-37". Blixen struggled with bouts of depression throughout her life. A particularly bad spell of which brought her to stay in London where apparently she was attended to by Mrs Easdale. The precise identity of her hostess is a matter of conjecture. What one may say with certainty however is that genuine presentation copies of her early works are extremely uncommon.

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        A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor in all Countries and in all Times - Together with some closely related subjects

      New York: Jack Brussel. Excellent condition of this newly bound volume. This work is usually in pieces because of the hevay bookblock. The new binding ensures now a long life of this important reference work.. New York, Jack Brussel, 1934. Folio. Frontispiece, (8), 694 pages with hundreds of illustrations. Modern, professional Hardcover-binding (Beautiful quarter Buckram). Excellent condition of this newly bound volume. This work is usually in pieces because of the hevay bookblock. The new binding ensures now a long life of this important reference work. This important publication belongs in every collector's library.

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        Oeuvres illustrées. 10 Tle. in 9 Bdn.: Théâtre - Dingo - L'Abbé Jules - Sébastien Roch - Contes de la Chaumière - Farces et Moralités - La 628-E8 - Les Vingt et un Jours d'un Neurasthénique - Le Calvaire - Le Journal d'une Femme de Chambre.

      Les Éditions Nationales, 1934-36., Paris, - Gr.-8°. Je Bd. ca. 240-400 SS. mit zweifarb. gedruck. Text und zahlr. tls. farb. Illustr. von Berthold Mahn, Gus Bofa, Edy Legrand, Dignimont, Jean Launois. Mittelbraun genarb. Hldr. d. Zt. mit Buntpapierbezug, Buntpapiervors., Kopfgoldschnitt. Monod 8209; KNLL XI, S.745 ff. - Nr. 2757/3750 Expln. sur alfa. - Traditions de la France. - Bibliophil ausgestattete dekorative Ausgabe. - Papierbedingt tls. gering gebräunt. Einbde. tls. leicht berieben und beschabt.

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        Artificial Radioactivity produced by Neutron Bombardment. 2 Teile. SS. 483-500 und SS. 522-558. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society. Series A, Vol. 146 und Vol. 149. 2 Bände.

      London, Harrison, 1934-35. - (25,5 x 17,5 cm). VI, 942 S./ V S. 600, VI, XII S. Mit Abbildungen und Tafeln. Leinwandbände der Zeit. Erste Ausgabe. - "Fermi bombarded several elements of increasing atomic numbers with neutrons. He hoped to find an artificial radioactivity produced by the neutrons. His first success was with fluorine. Immediately thereafter Fermi, with the help of Amaldi, D'Agostino, Rasetti, and Segrè, carried out a systematic investigation of the behavior of elements throughout the periodic table. In uranium and thorium the investigators found several forms of activity after bombardment but did not recognize fission. Fermi and his collaborators, having proved that no radioactive isotopes were formed between lead and uranium, put forward the natural hypothesis that the activity was due to transuranic elements. These studies. culminated in 1938 in the discovery of fission by Hahn and Fritz Strassmann" (DSB). Fermi erhält für die hier beschriebenen Entdeckungen 1938 den Nobelpreis für Physik. - Vorsätze und Titel gestempelt. Rücken verfärbt und teils gering eingerissen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - DSB 4, 576 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo - americana Espasa - Calpe. (108 tomos)

      Espasa-Calpe.Madrid. 26 cm. , profusamente ilustrado, con mapas desplegables en color, dibujos, grabados y fotografías en b / n y color. Contiene: 72 volumenes COMPLETA (tomos 18, 28, 36 - 39 dobles) - 10 Apéndices ; 25 tomos de Suplemento de 1934 a 1986 y 1 tomo de Índex suplemento 1934 - 1980. Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo - Americana - Etimologías, sanscrito, hebreo, griego, latín, árabe, lenguas indígenas americanas, etc. Versiones de la mayoría de las voces en francés, italiano, inglés, alemán, portugués, catalán, esperanto . Muy buen estado. (=612706=) Ver imagen

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        Mickey Mouse Waddle Book

      New York: Blue Ribbon,, 1934. Quarto. Original printed illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Walt Disney Studio illustrations throughout. Mild wear to ends of spine, waddles punched out, in the dust jacket with light chipping to ends of spine and corners, mild spotting to panels, dust jacket band with mild edge wear, the four waddles are bright and with all original parts. A very good copy of this toy book. First editions, first printings. This title was the first of the "waddle" books in which die-cut figures were punched out and assembled to move. This copy has all four original waddles of Mickey, Minnie, Pluto and horse Tanglefoot with their original brass fasteners, though, they have been punched out from the book. This copy with the original dust jacket band which would have held the envelope containing the runaway for the waddles which is lacking as well as the envelope which held the fasteners. However, any copies with original waddles are scarce. Included with this copy is the 1992 facsimile edition. An obscure piece of Disneyana.

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        Enciclopedia universal ilustrada europeo - americana Espasa - Calpe (99 Tomos)

      Espasa-Calpe.Madrid. 26 cm. 115 vols. Profusamente ilustrado, con mapas desplegables en color, dibujos, grabados y fotografías en b / n y color. Contiene: 70 volumenes, 10 Apéndices, 17 Suplementos (1934 - 1970) y 1 tomo de Índex (1934 - 1996). Enciclopedia Universal Ilustrada Europeo - Americana - Etimologías, sanscrito, hebreo, griego, latín, árabe, lenguas indígenas americanas, etc. Versiones de la mayoría de las voces en francés, italiano, inglés, alemán, portugués, catalán, esperanto. Cubierta deslucida . (=507915=) Ver imagen

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        ABC of Reading 1. Edition

      London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd., Broadway House: 68-74 Carter Lane, 1934, VERY RARE.. 197 Pages 8° Red cloth, Name forwards the title page (Herby Lewis), good condition.

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        Why Didn't They Ask Evans?

      London: Collins Crime Club, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good (for this title) copy of the first edition, first impression (somewhat askew, general handling soil, board corners, spine ends, and spine edges rubbed, faint ring mark to rear board, tiny tear to the upper spine overhang, foxing to the page block's closed edges -- lacking the rare dust jacket). This is the exceedingly scarce First Edition, first impression with titles listed to Murder on the Orient Express published earlier in 1934. In the story, a golfer finds a dying man (with the photo of a hauntingly beautiful young woman in his pocket) whose mysterious last words are "Why didn't they ask Evans?". A nice copy of a Christie novel EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE IN FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION.

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